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Shutterstock photo In Austin today, Mexican National Hugo Baltazar-Ramirez, 23, pleaded guilty to assaulting a federal deportation officer last month in Austin. By pleading guilty, Baltazar-Ramirez admitted that on February 10, he forcibly assaulted a federal officer and...
Shutterstock photo About 2:30 am on Sunday, March 19, APD reports that a 2007 red Toyota Camry was traveling northbound in the 11600 block of Burnet Rd., in the outside lane. A pedestrian, Tahjai Lamar Jackson, 32, was crossing Burnet Rd. from east to west and was struck by the...
(Photo NEWSRADIO KLBJ) Austin's education community is mourning the passing of the first black teacher and school principal in Austin, Dr. Charles Akins. Akins was in his mid-80s. Akins High School in South Austin is named for him. Akins was instrumental in integrating AISD...
Shutterstock photo The Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to yet another Impersonating a Public Servant traffic stop call on March 27 at approximately 8:30 pm. During this incident, a male motorist was on FM 2001 near Windy Hill Road when a pickup truck began following the...
Booking photo courtesy of APD On Friday, March 24, APD officers made a traffic stop for expired paper tags in the 4600 block of East 12th St. During the stop, a probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted and officers recovered the following. • 21 grams powder Cocaine • 2...
Composite sketch courtesy of APD and DPS Different female victims were either approached by a subject with a handgun, or robbed at gunpoint, by a tall, thin, Black male suspect at 1071 Clayton Lane in Austin on each of the following dates: 03/13/2017, at about 8:05 a.m. 03/20/...
Photos courtesy of Williamson County Sheriff's Office A Williamson County sheriff's deputy saves an aggressive dog from attacking a second victim. It happened this morning after the deputy responded to a 35-year-old woman on Tamayo Road who said she was attacked by the dog who...
(Photo credit: Getty Images) The Texas Department of Transportation has approved amendments to its 10-year, $70-billion transportation plan with an additional $9-billion now added. Of that, the City of Austin will receive $620-million to address mobility and congestion in four...
FROM THE CITY OF HUTTO City of Hutto Receives Matching Grant of $500,000 from Texas Parks and Wildlife Hutto, Texas – The City of Hutto received a $500,000 non-urban outdoor grant for its Creekside and Fritz Park enhancement projects. The funding will be used for the following:...